Media Advisory 05-022
National Science Board to Meet Nov. 30 - Dec.1
November 25, 2005
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The National Science Board (NSB) will hold its 389thmeeting Nov. 30-Dec.1 at the National Science Foundation (NSF) headquarters, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va. This is one of NSB’s regular meetings related to general national science and engineering policy issues of interest and specific NSF activities.
Media representatives are invited to attend all open sessions, subject to provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act. The full meeting agenda is available at http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/meetings/2005/1130/
Highlights of open sessions include:Nov. 30
- Committee on Programs and Plans, 1:15-3:00 p.m., room 1235 (hurricane science and engineering)
- Open Plenary Session, 1:30-3:30 p.m., room 1235 (National Science Board 2020 Vision for the National Science Foundation http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/documents/2005/nsb05142/nsb05142.pdf )
Visitors to the sessions should register at the security desk, 9th & Stuart Streets entrance. Directions are posted at http://www.nsf.gov/home/visit/visitjump.htm
Fink Leslie, NSF, (703) 292-5395, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jean Pomeroy, NSB, (703) 292-7000, email@example.com
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